He’s from Rotherham, what did you expect? Lord Ahmed Of Rotherham ‘took advantage’ of vulnerable women

A member of the House of Lords has been accused of exploiting his position to pursue sex with vulnerable women who asked him for help, Newsnight reveals.

One woman said Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham “took advantage” and began a sexual relationship with her after she approached him for assistance.

Her case has raised questions about the adequacy of the House of Lords Code of Conduct.

Lord Ahmed, 61, denies acting inappropriately.

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